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Democrats reenact David Vitter prostitution scandal in video

By Matt DeLong
The Louisiana Democratic Party has released a five-minute documentary-style video depicting Sen. David Vitter's (R-La.) infamous 2007 "D.C. madam" prostitution scandal. The video, which resembles a TV crime show, includes lurid details from an interview with a former prostitute who claimed to have had encounters with the senator -- as well as dramatic reenactments of scenes from these alleged encounters.

The video is accompanied by a Web site,, which, despite its name, is entirely about the Louisiana Republican.

Vitter is facing a challenge from Rep. Charles Melancon (D-La.) in November. This is the first time he's come before voters since the scandal. The senator has largely remained quiet about the scandal since the days after his phone number was linked to Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the so-called D.C. madam. At the time, Vitter said he had committed "a very serious sin."

Watch the video:

(Via TPM)

By Matt DeLong  |  September 2, 2010; 1:21 PM ET
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Since this is on The President Obama blog where is The President Obama comment on this pressing issue? Are you saying that Obama visits prostitutes?

Useless teabaggers teabagging the internet with this filth instead of upholding Our President.

Posted by: jiji1 | September 3, 2010 4:25 PM | Report abuse

Elites escape justice every time. Adultery is a crime in Louisiana.

Posted by: TOMHERE | September 3, 2010 7:27 AM | Report abuse

"a very serious sin", adultery, is included in the Ten Commandments. So we all know that Vitter hasn't "sinned" in this way since he got caught, right? or do we? we're all sinners to some degree, but if there is anything worse than a sinner, it's a hypocrite, and too many of these GOPers when they're caught with their pants down literally, have been so very hypocritical, especially Newt! Not that Dems haven't had affairs, they just don't go around bragging about "family values".

Posted by: katem1 | September 2, 2010 4:05 PM | Report abuse

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